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project. how the next phase could affect where you park downtown. >> mass evacuations this morning for the impact to the u.s. by hurricane matthew. >> we are on weatherwatch 12. >> first, we are getting an update on the morning commute and the local forecast. here is sally severson. >> that is right, jeremy is handling the hurricanes this morning. we have a few showers on the radar today. we have light rain across parts of northern illinois and nosing up at this time. you can see showers coming out of iowa and pushing into western illinois and pivoting into wisconsin. most of it is staying to the south. sun is up at 6:55. we climb out of the 60s and to the 70s.
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the showers and storms headed to us overnight. nothing in comparison what is happening in the bahamas and what florida is preparing for. >> we continue with the latest on hurricane matthew. right now millions of americans are in the path of that storm. jeremy nelson is tracking where it is headed next. >> it is over the and it is strengthening. it is a category 3. this big mass is showing up on the radar network. it is continuing to track to northwest. we have a zoomed in view to show you the center. the eye was visible one to two hours ago. it is going through a cycle. it makes it way to the northwest. here is nassau.
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ships and atlant issuess resort was boarding up. it is coming so close to united states that the eastern part of florida along the coast have hurricane warnings in place and that would occur some time tonight and early friday morning, some of the initial impacts and right throughout the day scooting up the east coast. ag a west making it landfall. we are keeping close tabs on this. stay with weatherwatch 12. back to you. >> thank you. >> thousands of americans are evacuating before the hurricane makes landfall. some highways along the coast are reversed and all traffic is headed inland. people are actually taking the storm seriously.
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you saw the footage, not often you see that. hurricane matthew is triggering the states of emergency and evacuation orders in four states. people are scrambling for the supplies and homes are being boarded up. thousands of national guardsmen are ready. anyone sheltering in place could be risking their it has hit haiti, more than 3,000 homes are destroyed there, at least 16 deaths have been blamed on this storm so far, which made landfall in cuba. the storm is now barrelling down on the bahamas and 3500 tourists right now. of course, stay with wisn 12 news as we continue to track hurricane matthew. ben, back to you.
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hurricane matthew is leading to flight cancellations across the country. this is mitchell in milwaukee. the online flight board lists one cancellations for a southwest airlines flight to orlando. more than 1500 flights have been cancelled across the country. that includes more than 200 in and out of chicago. >> abc news has a team of reporters in bahamas and and the carolinas. look for more coverage on "good morning america" at 7:00 a.m. >> now to traffic watch 12. >> we are headed to mat salemme for a look at the morning commute. >> good morning. it is quiet across the system. there was a closier eastbound 94 overnight and it is back up and running now. you are seeing no trouble headed to good hope. it is trouble free through the
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that's a look at the morning commute, back to you. >> thank you, matt. you will soon notice a big change in downtown milwaukee as the crews are working on the new bucks arena, and a long time parking garage is coming down. mike anderson has a look ahead. >> good morning, ben, today is the last day that the drivers can park in the city owned parking structe highland. you have probably parked here many times going to events. as of tomorrow, this structure will be closed permanently. it is going to be demolished and by then, a new garage will be built elsewhere as the new arena district. we are live out here this
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on the new arena. this is in the shadow of the b-mo. the new arena will be ready to go by the fall of 2018. reporting live, mike anderson "wisn 12 news this morning." >> lots of construction there, mike. thank you. >> milwaukee police are tracking down a driver of a hit and run that left a woman in critical condition that happened yesterday morning. released surveillance video will help with the investigation. here is a look. if you recognize the car, you are asked to call the police. >> police are also looking for whoever stabbed an elderly man to death outside of his own home. the daughter of 74-year-old herman davis said that the dad asked the man to move a car.
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the hospital. >> drug abuse is front and center with the experts. the attorney general plans to discuss drug treatment programs and ways to raise awareness on the heroin epidemic. the state will host a drug take back on saturday, october 22nd and drob off unused prescription drugs at 270 sites around the states. >> keep the umbrellas handy. >> that is right, sal, a wet start to the day? >> well, this morning we have a couple of showers in place, they are pivoting out of illinois and iowa this morning and you are seeing up and over i-80 and i approaching i-39. temperatures for us this morning, it is cooler this morning than yesterday. 57 at the airport.
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for the day. the rain between now and 1:00 a few showers about, but plenty of dry time as we get out of the 60s and going up to 73 degrees. many of us dry in the afternoon. a few storms are firing up well to the west and well to the south. during the evening and overnight the best chances for showers and storms and heavy rainfall is likely for tonight. >> sal, thank you. trump and hillary clinton are gearing up for the second presidential debate this weekend. >> tonight donald trump will hold a town hall in new hampshire some see as a practice run. it is coming days before donald trump and hillary clinton are facing off in a town hall style debate. hillary clinton is keeping the
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debate. >> mike pence did an incredible job. and i'm getting a lot of credit, because that is my first so-called choice, that was my first hire. >> i thought tim did a great job and pence just bobbed and weaved and tried to get out of the way. defending donald trump is an impossible task. >> tim kaine heads to the in washington, "wisn 12 news this morning." >> thank you very much. the next debate is this weekend in st. louis. you can watch it here on wisn 12 sunday night at 8:00. >> political signs are popping up all over, but one man from wauwatosa says his yard sign was deliberately vandalized and now he's ordered to take the sign down.
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he doesn't want to. he posted this sign to let everyone know he's not voting for hillary clinton. he paid for the sign. someone vandalized it. now the city is telling him to take it down. the ordinance says that the sign has to be smaller than 12 square feet. >> everyone is sign and support their candidate of their choice, but we don't want the signs that are a blight to the community. >> the sign is staying up or maybe i will reduce the size. >> violating the ordinance could carry a $50 fine. last month a woman was caught on video stealing a campaign sign from a yard.
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the previous signs were taken. >> 5:10. birthday present nearly two decades in the making. >> coming up on "wisn 12 news this morning", what a teenager's family dug out of the ground to give as a gift. >> wisconsin's hidden secrets are revealed. we go inside of the milwaukee
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>> 5:14 on this thursday morning chl clouds are filling in for us. we look at a mostly cloudy sky this morning. much better chances for rains and storms in the weather headlines. the heavy stuff this evening and overnight tonight with a fairly sharp cold front coming through. but still sunshine and a pleasant pumpkin picking weekend.
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showers in place. especially across walworth and racine. lots of dry time for the storms come tonight. matt? >> sally, we are fairly quiet across the freeway system. miller parkway showing no troubles here. the travel times are all in great shape. do watch to 894 west bound. back to you. >> matt, thank you. wisn 12 news time now is 5:15. more than a dozen counties in western wisconsin are dealing with the after math of the flooding from last month. jackson county had mud slides. a federal disaster request has
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>> nsa contractor is behind bars and accused of stealing government secrets. we are following the developments. >> harold martin the third is his name and accused of top secret material. he's a contractor at the same company that edward snowden worked for. he stole highly classified codes he was arrested back in august after the agents raided his home. yesterday he was charged with theft of government property and removing the classified materials. they claim that he admitted to taking the documents but the lawyers say he didn't intend to betray the country. >> thank you, tim. >> if you have dreamed of having your own island, now is your
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for sale. the island features a five bedroom house. look at the fire pit. it includes a tennis court, four beaches as well. if you are interested, starting price is a million bucks. >> beautiful. >> starting today, check out prince's home but tours are on a limited basis, the officials want to review the public saf concerns. it was a minnesota home and recording studio of prince that died there in april at an age of 57. some of the tours are cancelled and the people can get refunds. >> new this morning, revealing the badger state's biggest secrets. that is in the new exhibit. hidden wisconsin unseen, unknown and uncovered.
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easy and explore a ship wreck and track prehistoric footprints. >> i would love for people to look at wisconsin with new eyes and our state is really cool and science and history and facts are here that a lot of people don't know about, it is such a rich history, it is such an interesting state. >> i love this stuff. fossils. hidden wisconsin is through january 8th and it is free for the museum members or $23 for adults. >> today would be a perfect day to see it because it is going to rain, especially this evening. >> yes, this evening, our museum is a crown jewel. i could wonder in there for days. >> yes, always something new. >> or you missed.
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>> well, she would be getting wet tonight. the wettest is coming in this evening and overnight hours. it is a slow moving cool front coming closer. a few showers out there now. the early morning temperatures 52 waukesha. 57 degrees coming in at mitchell. most are dry. we have reports of light rain across parts of walworth and kenosha county this morning. a little more in the air across the northern counties. mostly staying in illinois this morning, but the few clipping us, we have a slight chance of showers in the forecast for this morning. the main weather maker is situated to the west and picking up speed and plowing through tonight and we have potential for heavy rainfall. now our model is throwing the rain out of northern illinois and southern wisconsin this morning.
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a few showers are headed our way. we keep them in the forecast this morning. clouds mostly cloudy and dry through the late afternoon commute. look at the rain lining up after 8:00 to the west. showers and storms. now i think this is overdone. i think we get done pours. no severe weather. this is coming overnight and this action is weakening a lot moving into eastern wisconsin and we likely will overnight. tomorrow at lunchtime drying out. cooler and very pleasant october weekend on deck. 73 for today. a couple of showers around this morning through the mid-morning hours and much better chances of rain this evening and overnight. tomorrow is breezy, cooler. 50s for the weekend. monday is looking like a nice
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week. >> thank you, sal. >> changes for you that use facebook. >> what you do now differently that helps you get the information private. >> plus a huge number of jobs available in southeast wisconsin. the special invitation dozens of local companies have today for
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>> hey, class, good morning watertown and thanks for the shout out. it is thursday, folks. >> yes, we are stopping by different classrooms across southeast wisconsin throughout the school year. if you are interested in a visit, head to wisn.com and click on the logo and we'll schedule a time to stop by. >> 5:24. it is a one of a kind birthday gift for a teenager in iowa. >> when she was born her mother
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>> look at that cake. >> yes. the family members wrote cards and letters. last week, abbey turned 18 and got to see what is inside. including a note from her mother and late uncle. how special is this. they gave her a time capsule now because of leaving for college next year. >> there is something about watching the old videos. >> new send super secret texts on facebook. it is sounding dangerous. the company is saying that the texts are encrypted. tap on the new conversation icon on the top right and hit the word secret.
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>> these are secret though. they are encrypted. it is a dangerous path to go down. >> i didn't know the other ones were not secret. >> celebrity scandals, high profile murders. >> coming up, you will meet the real life frenmys, that inspires a hot new show. >> a security scare on a crowded college police keep them safe. >> a live look outside, a couple of cars are rolling through the frame this morning. we have a check in with matt on
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>> right now on "wisn 12 news this morning," changes at the milwaukee police department. the new plan being voted on today impacting how officers interact with certain residents. >> but first, we are on weather watch. right now, hurricane matthew is barrelling towards florida and other southern states. millions of people are being ordered to evacuate. this morning, we have a team of
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we're also looking at the role wisconsin is playing in the emergency response. good morning and welcome to "wisn 12 news this morning." i'm ben wagner. >> and i'm melinda davenport. it's 5:30 on this thursday, october 6th. we'll get to hurricane matthew in a moment. but first, let's start with your local forecast. here's meteorologist sally severson. sal? >> i will look at the rain in flays throughout the day, jeremy nelson has you hurricane matthew. skies are mostly cloudy here. as we look at the satellite and the radar, we see matthew. we have a few showers headed our way. the showers this morning more nuisance variety showers than anything. many locations are staying dry throughout the morning. better chances of rain and storms later today and this evening and overnight.

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